‘Tis the season….to make Christmas cards! Let’s be honest: It’s always the season for handmade cards, but the holidays give us an excuse to create even more cards for all of the friends and family on our list. If you are an experienced card maker or have purchased boxed cards in the past and are committing to making your own this year, there is sure to be an idea on this list of unique handmade card ideas to inspire you.
What makes these DIY cards unique are the various techniques used to create them. Get messy with mixed media-inspired cards or put your paper folding skills to work with origami techniques and create cards that are a gift to be treasured.
Family Bunting Christmas Card – Such a fun way to personalize your family card this year!
Stamped Money Cards -This video tutorial teaches you how to fold money and add it as detail to your Christmas card.
Recycled CD Holiday Card – An upcycled CD creates an economical and sturdy base on which to create your holiday DIY cards.
Luminary Easel Card – Create a card that literally glows with holiday warmth.
Mixed Media Holiday Cards -These handmade cards are made using mixed media techniques which are little works of art and they’re a gift in themselves!
Christmas Card in a Box – What looks like a gift box opens up to reveal a fun holiday card.
Mug Pocket Cards – This easy to create DIY card holds a secret gift inside.
Easiest 3D Ornament Christmas Card – This card idea is packed with dimension, yet it’s so easy to make that you can create them for everyone on your card list.
Fill In The Color Christmas Cards – These free (!) printable Christmas cards embrace the current coloring page trend and are sure to be a hit with everyone on your list. Pair them with a small box of crayons or colored pencils for a fun, inexpensive gift.
What is your favorite Christmas carol? Let us know below in the comments!
I started scrapping in 2006 and was quickly addicted!I was an avid scrapper until late summer of 2010 when we started our adoption journey, at that point I was overwhelmed with paperwork (and emotions!) and I had to put something on the back burner in my life but I knew I would eventually come back to it.
We welcomed our daughter home from China in December of 2011 and a few months later I found my groove again and pulled out all of those supplies that had been tucked away.
I started out scrapping again doing traditional layouts, but at the beginning of this year I jumped into Project Life and I love it!
When I’m not scrapping I am usually spending time with our daughters which means library time, going on walks, thrifting (they love it as much as I do!) or watching Kung Fu Panda for the millionth time.I also have an Etsy shop Panda Eight Designs where I sell scrapbooking flair that I design.